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Questions raised about of China anti-locust 'duck army'

Feb. 27, 2020 8:08 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Questions were raised Thursday about a Chinese newspaper report that the country is planning to dispatch a 100,000-strong army of ducks to help Pakistan combat a massive locust infestation. The Ningbo Evening News had said the legion of lotus-eating waterfowl would be sent from the eastern...

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo is an Uber office in Secaucus, N.J. Uber continued to lose cash as it poured money into building its food delivery business and developing technology for driverless cars, but revenue for its rides business nearly tripled as the company picked up more passengers around the world. 
The ride-hailing giant lost $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, about 24% more than it lost at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Uber loses $1.1B investing in food delivery, driverless cars

Feb. 6, 2020 6:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is still losing money as it expands its food delivery business and develops technology for driverless cars. But revenue for its rides business nearly tripled in the final three months of last year as the company picked up more passengers around the world. That prompted it to say it...